Wound healing agents.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This report presented a review of the process of wound healing as well as influencing factors in the process such as wound healing agents. A greater understanding of the alterations in diabetes mellitus allows selection of the optimal wound healing agents to provide a more optimistic approach to wound closure for this large population of diabetics. We have reviewed some of the most common products use adjuncts to the healing process. With newer innovation such as the use of negative pressure dressings and HBO therapy, the treatment of diabetic wound continues to improve. With the increased number of healing agents, it is important to consider the kind of wound and the conditions present when selecting one healing agent over another.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Adams, SB; Sabesan, VJ; Easley, ME

Published Date

  • December 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 745 - 751

PubMed ID

  • 17097514

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1083-7515

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fcl.2006.06.007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States